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2020 Graduates! Important Information
In an attempt to keep you informed of upcoming events involving graduation, please mark your calendars with these tentative dates for 2019-2020:
  • Jostens cap, gown, and announcement orders taken: Date TBD, @ 4:30pm to 5:30pm in CHS Cafeteria 
  • Senior Cap/Gown Pictures are: Date TBD, from 9am to 12pm, and make up pictures will be Thursday,  Date TBD, from 9am to 12pm. Taken at Chaparral H.S. 
  • Junior/Senior Prom, May 2nd, 2020 7:00pm - 11:00pm @ TBD, Permission slip must be signed and returned to the SHS ASB Office. Deadline to Purchase tickets is 2:00 pm on April 24, 2020 (NO EXCEPTIONS) 
  • Scholarship applications are due in May 20th, 2020, please contact Julie Barnes, Counselor (760) 868-5400 ext. 22031 for more information. 
  • Jostens delivers cap and gowns, Date TBD at Chaparral H.S. (BALANCE DUE IN CASH ONLY) 
  • Grad Night May 22nd, 2019. Cost $132.00. $40.00 deposit to hold your spot to be pay ASAP. Balance due by March 28th. Bus will pick up students at SHS 7pm, and return 7am 5/23/19. Please contact [email protected] for information on Grad Night. 
  • Mandatory Graduation Practice @ SHS Gym June 2, 2020 from 3:30 to 5:00 pm. 
  • Graduation Wednesday June 3rd, 2020 @ SHS gym, 6:00pm (Graduates should be at the SHS Gym 5pm)
  • Diplomas can be picked up at your school the day after Graduation June 4th, 2020 during school hours. If you owe any fees you must settle those first. 


***Early graduates please remember to contact the office staff if you move, and/or change your phone number. As each event gets closer we will have confirmed dates and times for you. Please contact the office to give new information to make sure that you receive the updated information.


Requirements for Graduation from Snowline Academy
Graduation requirements include these considerations:
  1. Minimum number of credits to be earned.
  2. Certain required courses to be taken and passed with a D- or better.
Credits Required for Graduation
The District currently requires a student to successfully complete a minimum of 180 semester credits in grades Ninth – Twelfth for high school graduation. Other requirements include the successful completion of an Algebra course (or higher math course)
Required Courses for Snowline Academy High School Graduation Traditional Pathway.
Course Years Semester Credits
English 4 40
Math (Alg. 1 or higher) 2 20
Science (1 yr. life & 1 yr. physical) 2 20
History (1 yr. world, 1 yr. US, 1 semester economics & 1 semester government) 3 30
Physical Education 2 20
World Language OR Fine Arts 1 10
Electives (20 of the 40 elective credits need to be in ROP/pathway sequence) 2 40
Total Credits   180
Weighted Grade Classes
Snowline Academy does not currently offer any weighted grade classes at this time.
What is an "A-G Approved" Course?
Courses from California high schools and online schools used to satisfy the "A-G" subject requirements must be approved by UC and appear on the institution's "A-G" course list. These courses are to be academically challenging, involving substantial reading, writing, problem solving, and laboratory work (as appropriate), and they must show serious attention to analytical thinking, factual content, and developing students' oral and listening skills.
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